Welcome to the website of the Sixth Form College
situated in the historic Roman town of Colchester

Our aim is to provide a high quality supportive environment offering full-time academic and general education courses that equip students with the qualifications, skills and attributes for a successful future in higher education, employment, and life.

Where Do I Start?
The online application process for September 2014 entry is now closed. We do, in a small number of exceptional cases, consider late applicants , especially if there are extenuating circumstances. Please contact our Admissions Team if you wish to explore this possibility further. Applicants already holding an offer of a place, or those students in year 10 considering applying for a place for 2015 entry, may find the following links useful.
All students awaiting the outcome of their application for a place in 2014 will receive notification of decisions by the end of March. All successful applicants will be invited into an Induction Day on 25th or 26th June.
Printed copies of our new 2014 Prospectus are now available upon request. A downloadable electronic version is also available. Please use our Prospectus Request Form to request a copy or navigate to our Document Library to download the 2014 edition.

The online application facility is now closed. It will re-open for September 2015 Applicants in October 2014.
Our students have achieved outstanding A and AS level grades in this summer’s exams. Described by Ian MacNaughton, College Principal, as: “Really fantastic. Their achievements are quite outstanding and they must be very warmly congratulated”. Full details here.
Thank you over 1200 students and parents who completed the OFSTED online questionnaire. We were pleased to hear that 94% of you would be happy to recommend us to a friend!   The downloadable version of the Ofsted Inspection Report published in March 2013, also contains the Ofsted Science Good Practice Report. Also available for download is the response to our recent International Baccalaureate 5 Year Review, which saw the programme attract a range of commendations. (PDF 1.1 MB)
The new Spring Term 2014 Newsletter is prepared for students and their parents. It provides important information, guidance and advice, reviews recent activities and highlights a number of forthcoming events and dates.
Web Services
Use the links below to access staff and student portals.
Moodle VLE
Remote Access
Staff and Student Portal
Staff and Student Webmail

A valid User ID and password is required to access these services
The College offers over 60 AS courses - including the return of our Product Design (Resistant Materials Technology) AS-Level course. We also have a new BTEC Certificate in Applied Law Level 3 to supplement our AS-Level provision. Also available is the well-established and world-class International Baccalaureate qualification. Course details, including introduction, entry criteria, course content, and examination details, can be downloaded in a printable format.
Click on the links that accompany the course information pages to find out more about our teaching departments and our students, or to see examples of student work and photographs from field trips and other college activities and events.
Downloadable documents for parents and students, such as the Students Handbook Charter and Diary, Additional Studies Handbook, 2013 Prospectus, the 2013 Ofsted Inspection Report, Student Leavers' Notes, Parents' Handbook, and more.
We are pleased to see that the recently released Government Performance tables confirm the excellent picture of results that we reported last summer. Further details.
Please click the link above to read news stories covering the educational, sporting, cultural and charitable activities and achievements of the students at the College. This includes details of ongoing projects to improve our environmental and sustainable position via a variety of tasks and initiatives.
Interactive map showing the location of the College with links to public parking around Colchester town centre showing pricing, etc.

Vehicular Access to the College From Sunday 13 October 2013, Essex County Council have re-instigated their ‘trial’ relating to traffic arrangements in central Colchester area – supported by a ‘Traffic Order’. More details here.